Business activities

Veolia Environnement is the only global company to provide a full range of environmental services in the fields of water, waste management, energy and transportation.

Water management

Specializing in the outsourced management of water and wastewater services for local authorities, industrial and service sector clients, Veolia is a world leader in the design, build and operation of facilities for water and wastewater systems using a wide variety of advanced technologies.

Energy services

Our Energy Services Division meets customer expectations by delivering customized, end-to-end solutions for efficient energy supply and use. This includes the management of heating networks and energy and fluid production plants, energy plant engineering and maintenance services, technical services for commercial and industrial building operation and comprehensive building management services.

Waste management

Veolia provides environmental and logistics services, which include collection, pipe systems maintenance, urban cleaning services and waste-flow management, as well as waste treatment and recycling.


On December 6, 2011, Veolia Environnement announced that it would gradually divest transportation activities.
On October 23, 2012, La Caisse des Dépôts and Veolia Environnement announced they were entering into the final stage of negotiations. In the definitive agreement, La Caisse des Dépôts took over 60% of Veolia Transdev's capital and acquired exclusive control of the business. Veolia Environnement retained a 40% share in the company.

Transdev, a subsidiary of La Caisse des Dépôts and Veolia Environnement, is a world leader in public transportation.
It advises and supports local and regional authorities from project conception and engineering to the daily operation of public transportation systems. With 101,000 employees in 27 countries, the company holds a fleet of 60,000 vehicles and 24 light rail systems. Transdev posted revenues of €7.6 billion in 2012.